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Governor El-Rufai: How to end godfatherism in Lagos politics

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State.

ICPC to appeal ruling that freed suspended suspended SEC chief Gwarzo

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said it would appeal the ruling on the ‘No Case Submission’ in the trial of the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo. Gwarzo and the Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services of SEC, Zakawanu Garuba, were tried by the ICPC.

Tribunal: INEC responds to Senator Shehu Sani’s accusation

The Independent National Electoral Commission has responded to the accusation by Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, that it hired a lawyer for Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to represent it at the national and state assembly election petition Tribunal in Kaduna.

Adebayo Shittu drags APC to court over NYSC certificate

Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu has sued the All Progressives Congress(APC) for disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant in Oyo state on account of not presenting the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme discharge certificate.

APC: Report on nullification of primary for Osun guber poll is fake news

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has described reports in the media about the purported nullification of the primary used to select its candidate for the Osun gubernatorial election scheduled for next week as ‘fake news.’

CAF appoints Ifeanyi Ubah into AFCON organizing body

The club also has a sustainable youth development programme, with young players who step up to the plate regularly promoted to the senior squad.

Aiteo applauds Amaju Pinnick, others for involvement in football

Major sponsor of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aiteo, has heaped praises on the president of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, his two vice, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko; A U Mustapha, SAN and Andrew Onyearu, for bringing it into Nigerian football.

Samson Adamu, Abdulhakeem Mustapha get CAF appointments

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Samson Adamu and Abdulhakeem Mustapha as new Director of Competitions and President of Appeals board respectively, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced.

Aiteo appoints Wole Olanipekun to lead legal team

Further to his recent announcement engaging international law firms to lead the global effort to address legal and political-based issues, the Aiteo Group and Benedict Peters, its Executive Vice Chairman have appointed top Nigerian lawyers to complement their international representation efforts within the country.

Katsina to stage next year’s NFF elections

The NFF congress has decided that executive committee elections will be staged in Katsina next year September 30.

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